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8 Ways to Fight Your Phone Addiction

8 Ways to Fight Your Phone Addiction

Megan Mattei, Senior Staff Writer

May 22, 2017


Filed under Lifestyle, Op/Ed, Top Stories

Social media has become a fixture in society. It’s difficult to remember what life was like before everybody and their mother had a smart phone. Remember in elementary school, when you would come home and try to get your homework done as soon as possible so your mom would let you go play soccer, r...

St. Mary’s Summer Activities

St. Mary’s Summer Activities

Haley O'Reagan, Senior Staff Writer

May 18, 2017


Filed under Arts, Entertainment, and Reviews, Lifestyle, Local Business

That’s right Raiders its that time of the year again! The time where St. Mary’s County shows just how great of a county it is with its unique events and festivals you can’t find anywhere else. Make sure you clear your calendar and don’t miss some of the best events of the year! This summer th...

Idle Chatter

Idle Chatter

Jason Ferris, Head Editor

May 18, 2017


Filed under Lifestyle, Op/Ed, Top Stories

Idle Chatter Walking the halls of school every day, people offer me a small “hey” or “what’s up” or, my personal favorite, “nice weather we’re having.” I stretch my lips into a brief smile or, if I’m feeling particularly brave, I tell that I have three tests today and hours of homework and ...

Indecisive Past Times

Indecisive Past Times

Isabelle Ashby, Junior Staff Writer

May 18, 2017


Filed under Arts, Entertainment, and Reviews, Lifestyle, Top Stories

Finding something you’re interested in isn’t always as easy as it sounds. Or maybe it just comes naturally to you. Nevertheless, most of us can agree that it’s difficult to stick to one thing before something else captures your interest. I know I’ve yet to settle down and focus myself on one sp...

Things to Do Before Leaving for College

Things to Do Before Leaving for College

Megan Mattei, Senior Staff Writer

May 18, 2017


Filed under College and Career, Lifestyle, Top Stories

With the school year coming to an end, us seniors will be heading off to college soon. Although that means no summer homework, there’s plenty to be done in preparation for college. If you don’t have one already, start a workout routine. To prevent the notorious “freshman fifteen,” create a wor...

Chocolate Gawd’s Farewell

Chocolate Gawd’s Farewell

Michael Miles, Senior Staff Writer

May 16, 2017


Filed under Lifestyle, School News, Top Stories

WHAT’S UP Y’ALL!! Well, this article is more on the emotional side as this is my final article for the Imprint. To be honest with you, it feels amazing, relieving, but heartbreaking. Because I know that over the course of this year, my fans and I have gotten SO close through my writing and that’s...

My Oregon Trail

My Oregon Trail

Isabelle Ashby, Junior Staff Writer

May 16, 2017


Filed under Lifestyle, Top Stories

Now, I’ve been all across the country because I traveled a lot when I was little. I originally came from Arizona and lived there for seven years before we decided to hop somewhere else. We were always on the move, jumping from place to place during vacations and trying to find a place to settle befor...

Prom: Chop or Ltown?

Prom: Chop or Ltown?

Jack Getty, Senior Staff Writer

May 16, 2017


Filed under Lifestyle

Now that prom is over, it’s time to reflect. I was fortunate enough to attend two proms this year; Leonardtown’s and Chopticon’s. While there were differences between the two, they both took place at the Hollywood Fire House. This is my experience at both, and my opinion on which one was the be...

Summer Jobs

Summer Jobs

Amber Hubenschmidt, Senior Staff Writer

May 16, 2017


Filed under Lifestyle, Top Stories

Need some fast cash over the summer? Getting a seasonal job is one of the best ways to do that. Whether you're an athlete, a theatre student, or busy keeping up with your grades, it's hard to maintain a job during the school year. Once summer hits, you realize you have no money saved up to do anythin...

That Special Someone

That Special Someone

Isabelle Ashby, Junior Staff Writer

May 16, 2017


Filed under Lifestyle

I’ve gotta admit, I’m pretty content with the path I’m walking down right now. I mean with occasional bumps in the road, life has been going smoothly and I’m looking forward to seeing where it’s headed. And it’s not only my future that I’m talking about. The people I have in my life, m...

The TEA About Senior Year

The TEA About Senior Year

Michael Miles, Senior Staff Writer

May 16, 2017


Filed under Lifestyle, Top Stories

Okay so everybody says that senior year is the easiest one yet… THAT IS A LIE FROM THE PITS OF HELL. DO NOT BELIEVE ANYONE WHO SAYS THAT! Yes, in some ways it will be the best year of your life, but do not think that you can just slack off. You still need to apply to college, get INTO college, and ...

Plans for Spring

Plans for Spring

Regan Walker, Senior Staff Writer

April 24, 2017


Filed under Lifestyle, Op/Ed

Well Leonardtown, it is that time of the year once again. It is springtime. That’s right: the flowers are going to be blooming, the april showers are going to pour down and the Easter Bunny is coming to town. Even tax day is here. A lot of you Raiders are trying to think about what you are doing to cel...

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